Media commentary | Boredom, apathy makes MTV’s ‘Skins’ possible

It's interesting that the teenage actor Sofia Black-D'Elia, one of the stars of the controversial new MTV series "Skins," defended the show in a recent interview by saying: "It's what teens are doing." To say that a work of art reflects how life really is, how "things actually are," has been considered for a while now to be a foremost mark of quality and relevance.

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